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Lookin' For Luv

4.11 of 5 stars 4.11  ·  rating details  ·  916 ratings  ·  37 reviews
Kevin left behind a chance at the NBA to coach delinquents, but his toughest assignment is find a girl who won't make his mama's church group fall into praying mode. A teacher and a poet, Antoine can make a sister feel beautiful or want to beat him with a blow dryer. tyrone has talent, a bad attitude, and a crush on his boss's wife. And Maurice is all that, if that means r ...more
Kindle Edition, 452 pages
Published (first published 2000)
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Kierra J.
Jun 08, 2009 Kierra J. rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who wants to read a book that's not too serious but has some serious topics addressed in it.
The book begins a little slow, but once you get started and have all of the characters in order, it's pretty good. I re-read this book for the second time and an understand better since I'm a little older. I can see this book as one of those movies like "The Wood", "Baby Boy" or even "Why Did I Get Married". The story has so many surprises in it; once you think you have it all figured out, something else happens! I would recommend this to someone who just wants something not too serious (I even ...more
Stephanie
If you have read any of Weber's other novels, than you will notice how far his writing skills have come. It is quite evident that this was one of his first projects, and although this was a very interesting novel, it definitely wasn't one of his greatest.

As I may have mentioned before in one of my earlier reviews, Carl Weber is one of my favorite African American male authors. I don't think that there are many writers in that genre that can perfect such realistic situations and intrinsic charact
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Vacirca Vaughn
I really enjoyed this older work by Mr. Weber. Three friends--Tyrone, Antoine, and Kevin--are all searching for a good woman. They end up calling one of those dating chat lines that were so popular in the nineties. As a result, they end up on a series of adventures (and mishaps) during their quest to hook up with the perfect woman.

I enjoyed the humorous dialogue. It was true to the NYC culture back then. I appreciated how the characters were all professional black men, but down-to-earth. The fe
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Tally
Before Reading: Aww yea it's Carl Weber I'm bout to tear this book up!

While Reading: I couldn't put the book down. I was so addicted!

After Reading: I absolutely love Carl's writing. He keeps you interested in the story throughout the book with just enough plot twists to get you hooked and not confused. I wish other writers did that with their books instead of rambling on about unnecessary scenes.

Kevin: Like Antoine said, You forget that Kevin is really 23 by how mature he is. I wish most 23 y.o
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Tamara Evans
I was somewhat shocked when I found that this book was supposed to be for juveniles.After reading this book,I find it extremely hard to believe that this book was meant to be read by a younger audience.While I found it in the Adult Fiction section of the library I felt it was the correct place to be. Not only did it contain references about drug use, but also, it also had several sexual relationships in it.

The reason why I liked this book is because to how real it is.By this I mean that the cha
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Jenny Tyler
Jan 18, 2013 Jenny Tyler is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
I have just started reading 'Lookin for Luv' by Carl Weber. This is the story of 3 male best friends Kevin, Tyrone, and Antoine as well as their boss Maurice. Kevin has recently moved from Virginia to New York where he is a gym teacher, Antoine is an english teacher and Tyrone is a security guard. They all are great friends who come across a hotline 1-900-Black-Luv. Each of them are searching for something different when they call the hotline. Kevin is searching for real love, Antoine is searchi ...more
Adrianne Miller
I've had this book on my shelf forever and im happy I finally got around to reading it. I was really excited because i was happy to be reading another book by carl weber that was told from the male perspective.I immediately thought this book would be a lot like Married Men but i was sadly mistaken. This book was not hard to get into but it seemed that almost half of the drama in this book was very generic its almost like i've read it before. I also felt like the description was very misleading. ...more
Sylvia
Carl Weber did it again the characters are so genuine! The relationships are so easily relate-able. He is a very clever writer. The best thing about his stories so far are that they evoke emotion from me. Some anger, frustration, but mostly laughter. That is a sign of a great writer to me.
sharon
Wow with amazment

Carl Weber has done it again, just when u get comfortable with a good read a jaw dropping awe hit you. If you are a fan of C.W. then this is a must read book
Olivia
Well written

I loved this book. I loved the development of all the characters. I can't wait to read the second part of the series.
Darlene
I listened to this on audio. I rate it 3.5 stars. Good storyline but sought of predictable.
Jasmine
Definitely had an ending I did not expect. Overall semi-easy read. Typical Carl Weber fashion.
Tisha
Started off slow but overall was an ok book
keisha clemmons
Awesome read!!!!

I loved that the stories kept me guessing and sitting on the edge of my seat! I would deff recommend this book to everyone I know.
Beverly Harris
Loved it....funny. ..entertaining.. typical Carl Weber style.
Carla
Absolutely loved this book. Didn't want it to end.
Paige
This is an oldie but goodie that I have read multiple times. It centers around 4 men who work at the same high school and are (as the name states) looking for love. The story that follows includes plenty of drama but comedy too. Without a doubt this book is an easy read that you'll enjoy.
Heather
For the most part, it was a good story... if you can get past the author's serious lack of sensitivity toward transsexuals and his disdain for interracial relationships. I, for one, am incensed by his attitude. This was my first and will be my last book by this author.
Jesca
I was so surprised finding an interest for this book which main character is guys... Reading this book somewhat make me think that there are still guys out there who find ways to get their woman back, and guys who will actually change for their love one.
Angela
Carl Weber is Carl Weber...you hear his name and know that you have a good book in your hands. No matter what he writes about, keeps you interested from the first page to the end. And, even at the end you are still wanted more pages to read.
Vicci Divine
Good solid book by Carl Weber but the back of it certain hyped up the drama to the point of me expecting more adventures. Was surprised that the one who "played" the most was the emotionally unavailable one. Nice quick read!
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Shanae
Giving this 4 stars when it really deserves like 3.5. It's an okay read, full of details and kinda slow at some points. It was a good audiobook, but in physical form, I probably wouldn't have finished it.
Nardsbaby Reader
Looking for a real book

NOT AGAIN! Okay yes it was semi funny!!! But it was so soft and so predictable it was like an episode of The Jerry Springer show.
Monique
Yet another good book. I liked Tyrone, he was so funny. He had a bad attitude, but in the end he changed and got to live his dream as a painter. Good read.
Kat Dornelly
This book was hilarious, filled with unexpected twists. With this being my first Carl Weber book, I must admit I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Corinne
I have this book, but read some time ago, but I am a fan of all of carl weber books, all of them are good.
Ta
Ok story. A little long for me. It was an ok read. The villain was the most interesting character.
Rene
My 1st book that I read by him and I have been hooked every since
Varrsity Varrsity
One of my favorite authors and this was a good debut book
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Carl Weber is a New York Times and #1 Essence bestselling novelist.

In addition to his writing, Weber is the founder and publisher of Urban Books and in 2005, he was named Blackboard's Publisher of the Year. He is the owner of the Urban Knowledge chain of book stores and a past recipient of Blackboard's Bookseller of the Year award.

Weber graduated from Virginia State University and holds an MBA in
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